Cash in emergencies

Cash in Emergencies focuses on cash assistance programming in the immediate aftermath of a sudden onset disaster. Explore this page for case studies, lessons learned and other informational materials on cash assistance in emergencies.

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© Zeynep Tugrul /Turkish Red Crescent

01 May 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in the Philippines between 2015 and 2017.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 May 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Kenya between 2015 and 2017.

  • Africa
  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 May 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Viet Nam between 2015 and 2017.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 May 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Periodical report (n.4) with information and news on the Türk Kızılay Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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28 Apr 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: ICRC, IFRC, BRC

Report of the Middle East and North Africa regional Movement Cash and Vouchers (CVA) assistance workshop that took place on 25-28 April.

  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash in conflict

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11 Apr 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC, UNICEF, UK Aid

In April 2019, a 1.5-day workshop was organised in Geneva under the auspices of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, to discuss the linkages between humanitarian cash and social protection. The event brought together experts from both humanitarian and social protection sectors.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Americas

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